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What are 3 gastric cells that are involved in gastric acid production?
parietal, chief, and mucous cells
what do parietal cells do?
produces and secretes HCL acid
What do chief cells do?
converts pepsinogen into pepsin in the acidic gastric environment
What do mucous cells do?
Vital in maintaining the protective gastric mucosa lining
What is the mechanism of the action of antacids?
used to neutralize gastric acid
promotes gastric mucosal defenses
What are antacids made up of?
What are the reasons for Antacids?
Treat symptoms of:
What type of people should not take antacids?
Patients with renal insufficiency
What are the overall side effects of antacids?
Mask symptoms of other disease
What is the side effect of antacids with magnesium?
What is the side effect of antacids with aluminum?
What is the side effect of antacids with Calcium?